Kipp, Laurence J.
A native of North Dakota, Laurence J. Kipp received his B.A. from Valle City State Teachers College in 1937, his M.A. Degree from the University of Colorado and his library science degree from the University of Illinois. He served as librarian of Eureka College before a tour of duty with the U.S. Army Air Force. In 1954 he was appointed librarian of the Baker Library of the Harvard University Graduate School of Business Administration. Mr. Kipp played an active role in professional library developments on state, national and international levels. His professional writings include many articles and reviews, and he has served as consultant to universities, foundations, and government agencies. In 1961, his publication Indian Libraries and the India Wheat Loan Educational Program was printed based on his year of advisory work with University Libraries in India. Mr. Kipp has served as acting librarian of the Harvard College Library and for Brown University, Providence, Rhode Island.